CBS Also Has a Super Week as 7 Programs Hit Viewer Milestones

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February 4th, 2014

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CBS HIT SERIES ALSO HAVE A SUPER WEEK

 

"Blue Bloods" Delivers Largest Audience Since its Series Premiere in 2010

 

"How I Met Your Mother" Has Most-Watched Episode Since 2011

 

"Hawaii Five-0" Has Biggest Audience Since 2012

 

"Mom" Delivers Series Best in Viewers

 

"Elementary," "2 Broke Girls" and "Mike & Molly" Hit Season Highs

 

CBS Has Most-Watched Friday Since 2008

 

Network Remains First in Viewers and Adults 25-54

 

CBS series also had a super week with several of the Network's hit dramas and comedies reaching milestone ratings, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for the week ending Feb. 2.

 

Among the series reaching viewer milestones were Blue Bloods, with its largest audience since its series premiere in 2010; How I Met Your Mother, with its largest audience since 2011; Hawaii Five-0, with its biggest audience since its season finale in May 2012; MOM, with a series-best performance in viewers; Elementary, with its largest audience since  April; and 2 Broke Girls and MIKE & MOLLY, both with season-high viewer deliveries.

 

CBS also had its most-watched (11.13m) Friday since Nov. 21, 2008, and season highs in adults 18-49 (1.7/05) and adults 25-54 (2.5/07).

 

CBS remains the number one network in viewers (11.34m) and first in adults 25-54 (3.4/09, tie).

 

CBS Broadcasts In Top 20

 

#5    –  The Big Bang Theory  (19.0 Million)

#7    –  Blue Bloods  (12.9 Million) – Season-To-Date Most-Watched

#9    –  NCIS-R  (11.7 Million)

#10  –  THE MILLERS  (11.5 Million)

#12  –  Hawaii Five-0  (11.2 Million) – Season-To-Date Most-Watched

#13  –  How I Met Your Mother  (10.8 Million) – Season-To-Date Most-Watched

#14  –  MIKE & MOLLY  (10.8 Million) – Season-To-Date Most-Watched

#15  –  Elementary  (10.3 Million) – Season-To-Date Most-Watched

#17  –  2 Broke Girls  (10.1 Million) – Season-To-Date Most-Watched

#18  –  Super Bowl GREATEST COMMERCIALS-S  (9.6 Million)

#19  –  MOM  (9.6 Million) – Season-To-Date Most-Watched

#20  –  Undercover Boss  (9.2 Million)

 

CBS Weekly Highlights:

 

Blue Bloods

 

  • Blue Bloods was first in viewers (12.93m) and adults 25-54 (2.4/07) and was second in adults 18-49 (1.6/05, -0.1 behind ABC).  BLUE BLOODS posted its largest audience since its series premiere on Sept. 24, 2010 and its best adults 18-49 rating since Sept. 27, 2013 (season premiere).

 

How I Met Your Mother

 

  • The 200th episode of How I Met Your Mother was first in viewers (10.81m), adults 25-54 (4.2/11), adults 18-49 (3.8/11) and adults 18-34 (3.8/11), posting its best deliveries in adults 25-54 and adults 18-49 since Feb. 4, 2013 (day after Super Bowl XLVII), its best adults 18-34 rating since Jan. 16, 2012 and its largest audience since Dec. 5, 2011.

 

Elementary

 

  • Elementary was first in viewers (10.34m), adults 25-54 (3.1/08) and adults 18-49 (1.9/06).  ELEMENTARY posted its best deliveries in both viewers and adults 25-54 since April 4, 2013.

 

MOM

 

  • MOM was first in viewers (9.58m) and adults 25-54 (3.2/07) and was second in adults 18-49 (2.4/06).  MOM delivered its largest audience, matched its series high in adults 25-54 and posted its best adults 18-49 rating since its series premiere.

 

2 Broke Girls

 

  • 2 BROKE GIRLS was first in viewers (10.05m), adults 25-54 (4.0/09) and adults 18-49 (3.0/08), with its best deliveries in viewers and adults 25-54 since Feb. 25, 2013 and best adults 18-49 rating since May 13, 2013 (season finale).

 

MIKE & MOLLY

 

  • MIKE & MOLLY was first in viewers (10.78m), adults 25-54 (3.8/09) and tied for first in adults 18-49 (2.6/07, with ABC).  MIKE & MOLLY posted its best adults 25-54 rating since March 25, 2013, best adults 18-49 rating since Nov. 4, 2013 (season premiere) and largest audience since Feb. 4, 2013 (day after Super Bowl XLVII).

 

Hawaii Five-0

 

  • Hawaii Five-0 was first in viewers (11.24m) with its largest audience since the season finale in May 2012.  HAWAII  FIVE-0 posted Friday highs in adults 18-49 (1.8/05) and adults 25-54 (2.6/07).

 

The Big Bang Theory

 

 

Prime averages are based on the following hours of rated broadcasts in Week #19

 

CBS – 20 hours, 25 minutes

NBC – 20 ½-hours

ABC – 20 hours, 26 minutes

FOX – 15 hours

 

NATIONAL NIELSEN SUMMARY - PRIMETIME

Week #19 of 2013-2014 Season (ending: 2/2/14)

2013-2014

VIEWERS

(000)

CBS                7,812

NBC                4,749

ABC                4,560

FOX                30,144

A25-54

Rtg      Sh

CBS                2.1       5

NBC                1.6       4

ABC                1.6       4

FOX                11.1     26

A18-49

Rtg      Sh

CBS                1.5       4

NBC                1.3       3

ABC                1.2       3

FOX                10.5     27

NATIONAL NIELSEN SUMMARY - PRIMETIME

SEASON-TO-DATE RATINGS REPORT (9/23/13-2/2/14)

2013-2014

VIEWERS

(000)

CBS                11,338

NBC                9,016

ABC                7,538

FOX                8,562

A25-54

Rtg      Sh

CBS                3.4       9

NBC                3.4       9

ABC                2.6       7

FOX                3.3       8

A18-49

Rtg      Sh

CBS                2.6       7

NBC                2.8       8

ABC                2.1       6

FOX                2.9       8

 
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